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December 18, 2014

Homework Help: physics

Posted by Justin on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 12:56pm.

(a) A bathroom scale has a spring that is compressed by 1.50 cm when a 165 kg person stands on the scale. Assuming the spring is described by Hooke's law, find its force constant.
(b) How much would it be compressed if a 94.0 kg person stands on the scale in an elevator that is accelerating upward at 1.25 m/s2?

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